Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Student Experience at Scottsdale Community College
Student Experience at Scottsdale Community College

Maricopa County Community College District
Academic Calendars

Please Note: Dates are subject to change. The most up to date calendar information can be found at on the MCCCD Academic Calendars website.

Colleges/Centers may modify start dates in order to meet special needs. Dates listed below which are directly related to instruction refer to the traditional academic year. Some courses may be offered over time periods for which these dates are not applicable.

2018-2019 Academic Calendar

All dates are subject to the 2018-2019 Catalog unless otherwise specified.

Summer Semester – 2018

Registration — Consult the Summer Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Tue May 29 Summer Semester Begins
Wed Jul 4 Observance of Independence Day
Mon-Thur July 2-5 Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only
Thur Aug 2 Summer Semester Ends

Fall Semester – 2018

Registration — Consult the Fall Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Sat Aug 18 Classes Begin
Mon Sept 3 Observance of Labor Day
Thur Oct 4 Spring 2019 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Mon Oct 8 Spring 2019 Open Registration Begins
* Application for December 2018 Graduation*
+ Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature
Mon Nov 12 Observance of Veterans Day
Thur-Sun Nov 22-25 Thanksgiving Holiday
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted
Sun Dec 9 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thur Dec 10-13 **Final Exams
Fri Dec 14 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Fri Dec 14 Fall Semester Ends [Last day of Faculty Accountability]
Tue-Tue Dec 25 through Jan 1 Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)

Spring Semester - 2019

Registration — Consult the Spring Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Tue Jan 1 Observance of New Year's Day
Sat Jan 12 Classes Begin
Mon Jan 21 Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Mon Feb 18 Observance of Presidents' Day
Mon Mar 4 Fall 2019 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
* Application for May 2019 Graduation*
+ Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature
Mon-Sun Mar 11-17 Spring Break
Mon Mar 18 Fall 2019 Open Registration Begins
++ Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted
Sun May 5 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thu May 6-9 **Final Exams
Fri May 10 Commencement
Fri May 10 Spring Semester Ends
Mon May 27 Observance of Memorial Day

* For specific information concerning registration dates, class start dates, application for graduation dates, and final exam dates, consult the class schedule for the college of intended enrollment.

** Classes meeting on Friday evening only, Saturday only, or Sunday only will have final examinations during their last regular class meeting.

+ See your student schedule in my.maricopa.edu for the Last Day to Withdraw without an Instructor Signature for each class in which you are enrolled.

++ Refer to the Important Deadlines for Students to determine the Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal will be accepted.

2019-2020 Academic Calendar

Summer Semester - 2019

Registration — Consult the Summer Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Tue May 28  Summer Semester Begins
Mon-Wed July 1-3  Summer Break for Clock Hour Programs Only
Thu Jul 4  Observance of Independence Day
Thu Aug 1  Summer Semester Ends

Fall Semester - 2019

Registration — Consult the Fall Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Sat Aug 17 Classes Begin
Mon Sep 2 Observance of Labor Day
Mon Sep 16 Find a Class Opens for Spring
Mon Sep 30 Spring 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Mon Oct 7 Spring 2019 Open Registration Begins
Application for December 2019 Graduation *
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature +
Mon Nov 11 Observance of Veterans Day
Thur-Sun Nov 28-Dec 1 Thanksgiving Holiday (Campus Closed)
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted ++
Sun Dec 8 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thu Dec 9-12 Final Exams **
Fri Dec 13 Mid-Year Recess Begins for Students
Fri Dec 13  Fall Semester Ends [Last day of Faculty Accountability]
Wed-Wed Dec 25-Jan 1  Mid-Year Recess (Campus Closed)

Spring Semester - 2020

Registration — Consult the Spring Class Schedule for registration and drop/add information.

Tue Jan 1 Observance of New Year's Day
Sat Jan 12 Classes Begin
Sat Jan 11 Classes begin
Mon Jan 20 Observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday
Mon Feb 17 Observance of Presidents' Day
Mon Feb 18 Summer/Fall 2020 Priority Registration for Currently Enrolled Students
Application for May 2020 Graduation *
Last Day for Withdrawal without Instructor's Signature +
Mon-Sun Mar 9-15 Spring Break
Mon Mar 16 Summer/Fall 2020 Open Registration Begins
Last Day Student Initiated Withdrawal Accepted ++
Sun May 3 Last Day of Classes
Mon-Thu May 4-7 Final Exams **
Fri May 8 Commencement
Fri May 8 Spring Semester Ends
Mon May 25 Observance of Memorial Day